What does Elfie mean?
Elfie [elfie] as a girls' name. Elfie means "elf or magical counsel; elf, magical being strength; white". Elfie is an alternate spelling of Alfreda (Old German, Old English): feminine of Alfred. Elfie is also a variation of Elfrida (Latin, Old English). Elfie is also used as a variation of Elva (Irish, Gaelic).
(female) Ealfie, Elifie, ..
(male) Eleil, Elfiet, .. Middle name pairings:
Elfie Liv (E.L.), ..
How popular is Elfie?
Elfie is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Elfie is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Elfie was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #1120 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Alfreda, Allie (#255 a year ago), Elfreda, Elfrieda, Elva, Elvia and Elvie are the prominent alternative forms of Elfie ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Elfie was well-received a century ago (adoption of 0.2%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.1%, down 57.8%), with versions like Alfreda becoming less stylish. Allie is the most fashionable girl name among these.
Elfie is alike in pronunciation to Alfa. Other suggested similar names are Alie, Alvie, Eadie, Eddie▼, Edie, Effi, Effie▼, Elain, Elaine▼, Elane, Elanie, Elbe, Elene, Eli, Elia, Elice, Elin, Eline, Elis, Elise▲, Eliz, Elize, Elke, Elkie, Elle▲, Ellee, Elli, Ellia, Ellice, Ellie▲, Ellin, Ellis▲, Ellke, Ellse, Elodie, Elois, Eloise▲, Else, Elsee, Elshe, Elsie▼, Elspie, Elvi, Elvine, Elvire, Elvis, Elyce, Elyse▲, Emmie, Engie, Ephie, Eppie, Esmie, Essie▼, Ettie▼, Evie▲, Evvie, Eydie, Ezzie, Malfie, Ollie▼ and Sofie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Elfie.See names in meaning and etymology.